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Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs

Accession 1999.223

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs (Accession 1999.223), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs
Dates: 1927-circa 1990
Accession Number: 1999.223
Creator: Atlantic Aviation Corporation.
Extent: 23 photographic prints
Physical Description: 22 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller. 1 photographic print : color ; 4 x 5 in.
Location: DF Box 14.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the Du Pont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country. The collection includes portraits and views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports. There are also a few photographs of airplanes, including the Spirit of St. Louis.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the DuPont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country, and today is a major aircraft maintenance and sales provider.

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Scope and Content

The collection includes portraits of Henry Belin du Pont and Edward B. du Pont; views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports, including Du Pont Airport and New Castle County Airport (now the Greater Wilmington Airport) near Wilmington, DE; Teeterboro, New Jersey airport; Long Beach, California airport, and other unidentified. There is a photograph of Henry B. du Pont with Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974), one of the Spirit of St. Louis airplane, and one of Henry B. du Pont with his own airplane. Also a photograph of an unidentified airplane cockpit and one of a Delta Airlines Super DC-8 jet taking off.

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Access Points

Airplanes, Company.
Airplanes.
Airports--Delaware.
Airports.
Du Pont, Edward B., (Edward Bradford), 1934-
Du Pont, Henry Belin,, 1898-1970
Lindbergh, Charles A., (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974.
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